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  • FAFSA workshop Jan. 17 at Maine East Jan 11, 2015 6:02 PM
    A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Maine East High School, 2601 Dempster St., Park Ridge.

  • Maine West ekes out another CSL North win Jan 9, 2015 11:30 PM
    Maine West’s girls basketball team improved to 4-1 in the Central Suburban North with a 42-38 victory over visiting Maine East on Friday night in Des Plaines.Junior Kayla Pociejewski, freshman Catherine Johnson and freshman Jessica Riedl each scored 8 points while freshman Allison Pearson added 6 for the Warriors, who received 3-point baskets from junior Jordan Hart and Johnson.

  • Meet the 2014-15 Leadership Team judges Jan 7, 2015 2:52 PM
    Meet the dedicated educators who served as judges for our 2014-2015 Daily Herald Leadership teams. Thank you, judges!

  • Northwest Suburban Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 8, 2015 1:01 PM
    Northwest Suburban Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • Schaumburg rises to the occasion at Maine East Nov 4, 2014 10:49 PM
    Schaumburg’s first sectional appearance in seven years came down to a third set on Tuesday night in Park Ridge. And it set up just fine for the Saxons, who realized they had some business to take of following the second set. “We might have come out a little overconfident (in the second set) because we won the first game kind of decisively,” said Saxons senior slugger Oyinkan Akinola. “Then we realized this is a sectional match. There’s no tomorrow if you lose. Everyone stepped up and did what they had to do.” Akinola, who put down 5 of her match-high 19 kills in the final set, and the Saxons rose to the challenge to pull out a 25-14, 18-25, 25-21 triumph over No. 3-seeded Maine East in the Blue Demons’ own Class 4A sectional.

  • South Elgin, Elgin fall in volleyball regional Oct 28, 2014 10:46 PM
    Maine South and Maine East will renew their longtime rivalry on Thursday when they square off in the championship game at the Class 4A Elk Grove girls volleyball regional. The Hawks and the Blue Demons advanced with semifinal wins on Tuesday. Maine South fought off a scrappy Elgin squad for a 25-21, 25-15 win while Maine East, which is seeded third in its own sectional, was taken to the limit by 14th-seeded South Elgin before prevailing 25-22, 20-25, 25-15.

  • Live video: Maine West vs. Maine East Oct 24, 2014 9:35 AM
    Maine West vs. Maine East football

  • Flight attendants helped to ground sex discrimination Oct 19, 2014 6:12 AM
    During her 34-year career as a flight attendant, Shari Worrell of Lake Barrington and other young women who started as stewardesses helped change the way the airlines and all employers dealt with women in the wake of the groundbreaking Civil Rights Act of 1946 and its Title VII, which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.

  • Palatine’s competitive side show in Prospect’s Pifer Invite Sep 27, 2014 9:48 PM
    The annual Sandy Pifer Girls Volleyball Invitational at the Jean Walker Field House on Saturday was as competitive as it gets. “That’s what I love, a tournament that is competitive in every match,” said Gabrielle Lovin, Prospect’s first-year coach. “You’ve got to be on your toes every set.” Maine East (4-1) kept opponents on their toes again as the Blue Demons captured the Prospect High School event for the second straight year. Palatine (3-2) was second, followed by McHenry (2-3), Prospect (2-3), Lake Park (2-3) and Lake Zurich (2-3).

  • Free cardiac screenings are saving young lives Sep 3, 2014 1:01 PM
    Elgin High School Principal Jerry Cook is on a mission to ensure all 2,500 Elgin High students have an opportunity to be screened for signs of heart problems this month. “We’re very excited to bring the Young Hearts for Life electrocardiogram screening to all students,” says Cook.

  • State education board recognizes best suburban teachers Jun 11, 2014 9:56 PM
    A dozen suburban teachers are among 29 educators statewide recognized for being the best in their respective fields for the 2013-14 school year. The Illinois State Board of Education and the two largest teachers unions presented the educators with awards for their exemplary work in the classroom during a luncheon Wednesday at the governor’s mansion in Springfield.

  • Images: Maine East High School Graduation Jun 9, 2014 10:25 PM
    Maine East High School held its graduation ceremony on Monday, June 9th, at the Rosemont Theatre.

  • Maine East students build upon geometry lessons Jun 8, 2014 8:00 AM
    Students at Maine East High School who learned all about angles, shapes and theorems in geometry classes this year didn’t have to go far to apply those lessons in a real-world setting. A new two-story press box behind the Park Ridge school’s varsity baseball diamond is the result of a yearlong project by two Maine East geo-construction classes. “They’re getting their mind around real-world things," said teacher Tom Kaiser. "It’s not just naked math.”

  • 2013-2014 Northwest Suburban Academic Team honorable mentions May 8, 2014 3:00 PM
    2013-14 Northwest Suburban Academic Team honorable mentions

  • Daily Herald Prep Excellence award winners May 4, 2014 8:29 PM
    The Daily Herald's Prep Sports Excellence event Sunday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates provided a platform to recognize some amazing achievements from the finest high school athletes and coaches. Here are our winners in the categories of dazzling moment, overcoming obstacles, sportsmanship and spirit.

  • All 3 Dist. 207 schools make ‘most challenging’ list Apr 18, 2014 5:42 PM
    All three Maine Township High School District 207 schools have been recognized on The Washington Post’s 2014 list of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” It marks the first time in the district’s history that all three schools have made one of the top high school lists at the same time.

  • Maine East opens musical “Once On This Island” March 7 Mar 5, 2014 3:13 PM
    Maine East High School opens its production of "Once On This Island," an unusual, infectious musical set in the French Antilles and featuring a diverse cast of actors.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Maine East makes history Feb 15, 2014 12:19 AM
    One of the biggest crowds to watch a Maine East girls basketball game turned out Friday night in Park Ridge. And it turned out to be a real celebration. The Blue Demons awarded their enthusiastic backers a historic win as they captured their first girls basketball conference championship in school history with a 48-44 victory over Maine West, which is coincidentally the conference’s queen of divisional crowns with 25.

  • Maine East students win video contest promoting teen voting Feb 4, 2014 4:17 PM
    Maine East High School students Andrea Garneata and Veronica Malesinski won a video contest sponsored by the Cook County Clerk to draw attention to the change in the law allowing 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the November 2014 general election to register and vote in the March 18 primary. “Veronica and Andrea produced a wonderful video that conveys the excitement 17-year-olds have about getting to vote,” Cook County Clerk David Orr said in a news release.

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